Patient Services: DeGowin Blood Center

  • We offer a full range of therapeutic procedures including plasma and red cell exchange, photopheresis, stem cell collection , LDL apheresis, and therapeutic phlebotomy.
  • The blood center physicians provide consultative services to clinicians.
  • We process bone marrow and stem cells for transplantation in this facility, both for patients at UI Hospitals and Clinics and patients worldwide.
  • Our tissue and cellular therapies division also stores and distributes virtually all human tissues implanted at UI Hospitals and Clinics.
  • The blood bank performs compatibility testing, antibody identification and transfusion reaction evaluations and provides specialized blood components for transfusion.